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"Hey Sandy," Heartflight suddenly said. "Remember how I promised you a demonstration? Observe." She hefted a banana-nut pancake, laden with butter and maple syrup ... and threw it at Gearstride and Silverpine.
Sandy perked up, and got his notepad ready...

Quote Originally Posted by Hawkflight View Post
She hefted a banana-nut pancake, laden with butter and maple syrup ... and threw it at Gearstride and Silverpine.
Quote Originally Posted by Hawkflight View Post
"Rule of funny," Heartflight quipped, as though prompted by an unseen author. "Also, for making poor Sandy almost faint earlier."
...huh. That probably violated either or both of "don't be a bother" and "don't hurt their feelings", at least in his mind. Sandy suddenly thought it'd be a good idea to hide behind his stack of pancakes, lest they think he prompted her to do that.

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"Gah....wha...I....you...." The filly sputtered, words apparently escaping her. She pursed her pony lips and furrowed her brow. Then a light bulb went on in her head.

"Ohhh Heartflight......hug time!" She moved to hug the filly foal.
And now there was a Gearstride, out for syrupy revenge. Great. This is why he never raised a fuss, it always made things either complicated, argumentative, or sticky. He slipped under the table, trying to hide, but poking his snout out from under the tablecloth so he could see what happened.